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Walter Deane correspondence. 1885-1929 (inclusive)


Published 1885
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Walter Deane Papers. Archives, Gray Herbarium Library, Harvard University Herbaria.

Walter Deane was born in Boston, Massachusetts on April 23, 1848. He attended Harvard College (Class of 1870) and became a teacher at St. Mark’s School in Southboro, Massachusetts, and later at the Hopkinson School in Boston. He married Margaret Chapman Coolidge in 1878, and they moved to Cambridge shortly thereafter. His interest in botany began to develop around 1880, and after he gave up teaching in 1895, he led small classes in botany and worked for the Metropolitan Park Commission compiling a flora of the park system. He also had a keen interest in ornithology, working as a curator for William Brewster’s ornithological museum and assisting in the preparation of Brewster’s Birds of the Cambridge Region. Deane held no more paid positions after 1907, devoting himself to his own interests. He was a founding member of the New England Botanical Club and was very active in the local botanical community, helping with several floras and corresponding with a great number of botanists. For many years, he spent summers in Shelburne, New Hampshire. Deane died on July 30, 1930.

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Walter Deane Papers. Archives, Gray Herbarium Library, Harvard University Herbaria

Consists of letters written to Walter Deane from 47 correspondents with surnames starting with D-E, arranged alphabetically by sender. Letters are both botanical and personal in nature. Other items include postcards, picture postcards, and newspaper clippings. Correspondents are: Frederick W. Dallinger, Charles P. Darling, Charles Albert Davis, William Morris Davis, Charles Clemon Deam, Fred T. Dean, Charles E. Deane, Florence Deane, Henry Towner Deane, Mary H. Deane, Ruthven Deane, Walter Deane (4 letters to various recipients), Edwin DeMeritte, Carl Hermann Demetrio, Henry G. Denny, Lyster Hoxie Dewey, DeWolfe & Fiske Co., Lewis Dexter, Lucy W. Dexter, Mary Deane Dexter, Lena H. Diemar, Joseph Silas Diller, Laura Diller, Elinor Dodge, Frederic Dodge, Alfred Waldo Driggs, John Duff, Jonathan Dwight, Jr., Arthur Johnson Eames, Edwin Hubert Eames, Earnshaw & Crowell (Charles Earnshaw, A.P. Crowell), Alice Eastwood, Alvah Augustus Eaton, Richard Jefferson Eaton, Henry Herbert Edes, Henry Eggert, Willard Webster Eggleston, Elliott Nursery (J. Wilkinson Elliott), Clara Emerton, Ephraim Emerton, Essex Institute (George Francis Dow), and Alexander William Evans

Walter Deane was born in Boston, Massachusetts on April 23, 1848. He attended Harvard College (Class of 1870) and became a teacher at St. Mark’s School in Southboro, Massachusetts, and later at the Hopkinson School in Boston. He married Margaret Chapman Coolidge in 1878, and they moved to Cambridge shortly thereafter. His interest in botany began to develop around 1880, and after he gave up teaching in 1895, he led small classes in botany and worked for the Metropolitan Park Commission compiling a flora of the park system. He also had a keen interest in ornithology, working as a curator for William Brewster’s ornithological museum and assisting in the preparation of Brewster’s Birds of the Cambridge Region. Deane held no more paid positions after 1907, devoting himself to his own interests. He was a founding member of the New England Botanical Club and was very active in the local botanical community, helping with several floras and corresponding with a great number of botanists. For many years, he spent summers in Shelburne, New Hampshire. Deane died on July 30, 1930


Volume Senders D, 1885-1929
Year 1885
Pages 444
Possible copyright status Public domain. The BHL considers that this work is no longer under copyright protection.
Language English
Call number deane_field_co_Da-Ev
Digitizing sponsor IMLS
Book contributor Harvard Botany Libraries
Collection biodiversity; Harvard_University; harvardbotanylibraries

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